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Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L

| January 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The worldwide success of the Fiat 500 encouraged Fiat to launch a series of ‘500’ models, led by the 500L, 500L MPW & most recently the 500X. None are as common on UK roads as the iconic 500 itself, but in Italy where I went on holiday last year, the 500L is everywhere. On […]

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Fiat 124 Spider Lusso Plus

Fiat 124 Spider Lusso Plus

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re Having Big Fun If Richard Linklater’s semi-biographical coming of age film, Dazed & Confused, had been set not in Austin Texas, but in Farnham Surrey where I grew up, it would have been full of teenager’s driving two seater convertibles, such as the Triumph Spitfire, MGB & MGB Midget, plus a spattering of Triumph […]

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Fiat Tipo SW

Fiat Tipo SW

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s Tipo Time !  The new FIAT Tipo SW falls somewhere between the cheap & cheerful Dacia Sandero & the more expensive Volkswagen Golf Estate. It’s ‘Ace in the Hole’ is that it’s incredibly spacious, thanks to class-leading legroom & outstanding headroom. It’s boot capacity is also best-in-class with a volume 550 of litres. And […]

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Fiat Tipo Hatchback

Fiat Tipo Hatchback

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

    Every team needs a water carrier. Not many motoring experts thought that Dacia would make as much of a sales impression on the UK car market as it has done, but boy were they wrong. The majority of new cars come packed with eqipment & state of the art technology & are aimed […]

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Fiat 500X

Fiat 500X

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Italia’78 The Fiat 500 has become a ubiquitous site on UK roads over the past 8 years & is currently the market leader in it’s sector, selling over 44,000 units in the UK in 2014. Fiat launched the larger 500L & 500MPW  three years ago, but their success has not been anywhere near as great […]

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Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge

Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

  When BMW re launched the MINI in 2001, I have it on good authority that the BMW dealer network weren’t exactly tripping over each other to welcome the new franchise into their showrooms. Twelve years later I would suspect that all of the UK BMW dealers would now fight to keep the MINI franchise […]

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FIAT 500L MPW

FIAT 500L MPW

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

FIAT 500L MPW 7 seat 1.6 MultiJet 105bhp Pop Star. As a ten year old in the mid 1970’s, I first encountered the British film ‘The Italian Job,’ on a Saturday evening & would have watched it in the main, for the MINI car chases famously portraying the protagonists escape from Turin with the stolen […]

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